5 Lessons from the Life of King Manasseh

The life and times of King Manasseh is actively recorded in the book of 2nd Chronicles 33:1-20. He started his reign over the land of Israel at the early age of 12 and he ruled for fifty five years in Jerusalem.

1. Evil doing has its Consequences

For King Manasseh, it is outrightly recorded in 2nd chronicles 33:2 that he did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord, like unto the abominations of the heathen, whom the Lord had cast out before the children of Israel. Verse three further records that he rebuilt the high places which his father, Hezekiah had broken down and he reared up new altars for Baalim, made groves and worshipped idols.

2. Manasseh Learnt the art of Prayer

Problems can teach you so much. In verse 12, we read that when King Manasseh was in affliction, he besought the aloes and humbled himself greatly before the shod of his fathers

3. Seek for True Maturity/Growth

King Manasseh assumed position of king at the early age of 12. This means it is likely that the position got to his head and made him 

4. Seek Godly Counsel

Walk in the ancient path set before thee.

5. God doesn't want you to Perish

God doesn't want you to end poorly. He earnestly seeks that all men will come to acknowledge His Lordship and fall before Him in true Repentance.


King Manasseh, like many other Biblical figures

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